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legend lance armstrong admits to oprah winfrey he cheated his way to a record seven tour de france titles. >> yes or no. did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no. was one of those banned substances epo? >> yes. >> did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> will speak to sportswriter dave zirin, author of, "game over: how politics has turned the sports world upside down." as the fourth anniversary of roe v. wade approaches, we look at how antitrust legislation over the years has criminalize pregnancy, leaving hundreds of women to be forced to undergo unwanted medical procedures and locked up in jail or mental institutions all because there were pregnant? all that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least 22 foreign hostages remain unaccounted for in algeria in what is described as one of the biggest international hostage crises in decades. on thursday, an algerian forces stormed a gas complex in the sahara dese
, as expected, former cycling star lance armstrong has admitted to doping during his professional career. by doing so, he has potentially open himself up to a stream of litigation that could hurt him financially for years to come. >> the biggest question is weather the u.s. government will reopen its investigation of the cyclists -- whether the u.s. government will reopen its investigation. >> the second half of the interview will be broadcast later today. here's more. >> oprah winfrey did not waste any time demanding a simple answer to questions that lance armstrong had spent years dodging. >> yes or no -- did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no -- in all seven of your tour de france victories, did you ever take let -- banned substances? >> yes. >> blood transfusions, testosterone, cortisone, human growth hormones -- lance armstrong admitted to using a range of methods and substances. he said he did not see himself as a cheat because it was part of cycling culture. >> i view the situation as one big lie that i repeated a lot of times
mission. >> and has disgraced cyclist lance armstrong finally owned up to cheating? we begin in pakistan where the supreme court has ordered the arrest of the prime minister and 16 others over corruption charges. >> this came after a mass protest in the capital added to pressure by the government. >> and aid to the government has accused the military of orchestrating the protests, and the order to arrest the prime minister. this political turmoil comes just months ahead of national elections. >> instead of millions, security officials say it is more like 25,000 protesters gathered in the parliaments in islamabad. there have been isolated clashes, and there was violence as demonstrators reached the heavily fortified area around the parliament building. gunshots were heard, but it was unclear if they were from protesters or police. he is so far unknown in pakistani politics and is demanding the government step down immediately and that a caretaker government be set up to ensure that elections may reflect a truly democratic result. >> this is absolutely laughlin and democratic. we are here
thousands surrounded by floods in jakarta. and confessions of a sporting superstar. lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey about to be broadcast. ♪ >> hello. one of the biggest international hostage crisis in decades appears to have come to an end 36 hours after it began. algerian security sources are reporting 30 hostages and 11 kidnappers were killed in a military operation at a gas plant in the east of the country. while the hostages included algerians as well as foreigners from at least nine countries including the u.s., britain and japan. algeria says those behind the attack include egyptians and others. they launch admit operation because the armed group threatened to blow up the gas installation. we report from washington. >> the algerian military decided to end the stage, the consequences of that action still not clear. in a day of confused messages, the hostage takers claimed they were moving some of their captives across the gas plant but the vehicles were attacked by algerian military helicopters. it appears hostages and hostage takers were killed. something not
hands. uncertainty over whether lance armstrong confesses to doping in a television interview. in syria, two bomb blasts at a university has killed at least 80 people. dozens of others were wounded in that attack. opposition activists are blaming the government. >> the first day of school exams for many students at aleppo .niversity, and then guesthis what residents of syria's largest city described as to attacks on the campus. one was near campus accommodation where as many as 30,000 people live. many of them had moved there to escape violence and other areas of aleppo. some said the blast came from rocket attacks and planned opposition fighters. >> the cowardly terrorist act that targeted students at the university of aleppo. mr. president, we have always said that the terrorist armed groups in my country take advantage of the security council meeting at perpetrated terrorist acts in syria, and this is indeed what happened today. >> opposition groups say it was military, some say an aerial attack. some said it appeared to be for missiles launched from the ground. some neighborhoods ha
drugs. in an interview with oprah winfrey, lance armstrong admitted he lied about cheating for years and will lead people into keeping quiet. rob reynolds reports from los angeles. >> lance armstrong finally admitting he cheated and lied. >> did you ever take banned distances to enhance your performance? >> yes. >> he admitted he used banned instances all seven times he won and offered this explanation. >> for you, whatever the flaws that may be willing to risk it all? >> i think a roofless desire to win at all costs. >> he was stripped of his titles and banned from the sport for life in october after a report by the agency detailed how he masterminded one of the most sophisticated doping schemes in the history of professional sports. he denied dumping allegations for a decade. -- doping allegations for a decade. cyclists reacted to his submissions. >> i still respect him as an athlete. >> the message is you can sheet, like, and get over it. >> i am not surprised. >> he is far from the only professional cyclists who has engaged in doping says one of the founders of modern drug- testi
performance? >> yes. >> lying and bullying. what will the world here next from lance armstrong? -- hear next? a military operation at an algerian gas plant appears to be ongoing, three days after al qaeda-flynt fighters took hundreds of workers hostage. although more than six other people are reported to have been released, 30 foreign workers remain unaccounted for. algerian state media says 12 hostages have died. >> these and the people we were able to escape what may have been a terrifying experience for them, and relieved, they most certainly are. algerian television took these pictures, and it shows men, with praise for the algerian army, which took on the hostage crisis. >> the algerian army. >> i think they did a fantastic job. i am very impressed. >> my thoughts are with colleagues. >> still, the most reliable estimates are that dozens of hostages remain missing, unaccounted for, and a second operation has been undertaken by algerian forces to try to find an end. hopefully, it will be better than the first one, which ended in about 30 workers killed by troops, who apparently bombed it
? absolutely. >> lance armstrong apologizes, but can he rebuilt his tarnished reputation? >>> the algerian hostage crisis is over. special forces stormed the remote gas plant, killing 11 gunmen after they took the lives of 74 hostages. -- took the lives of 7 4 hostages. dozens of people are still unaccounted for. at 29 gunmen said to have links with al qaeda are thought to have been killed. >> the first photo to emerge out of what happened shows hostages kneeling captive in the desert. in other pictures broadcast by algerian tv, they are shown group against a wall. we don't know how many of these people survived what was to come. army helicopter swooped over the complex as they were cornered by algerian special forces. the hopes of a clinical rescue operation and release of hostages have been dashed, state media reporting that seven hostages and 11 militants were killed in the final assault. workers from britain, the u.s., japan, and norway are still among those unaccounted for. in norway, the prime minister has visited the families. >> it was a very emotional meeting with the relatives, a
.s. talk-show host, oprah winfrey, has been speaking about her interview with lance armstrong. she would not confirm whether or not the ban cyclists confessed to taking drugs. he has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles and banned from professional cycling for life. we will find out what he says on thursday when the interview airs. venezuela's vice president steps in for hugo chavez. still ahead, his state of the nation address and his message to the opposition. and getting to safety. two japanese airlines have grounded the streamliners after another malfunction. what next for boeing? -- grounded the dreamliners. >> hello and welcome back. if you look at the satellite image, you see lots of clout systems and almost everyone is associated with snow across europe. we look at the forecast for thursday. across the ukraine and in russia, very cold and snowy. central parts also seeing significant snowfall. that could cause transport disruption. simmering heading towards the mediterranean. heavy rain in rome, temperature 10 degrees. in the west, there's drier weather, but it is stil
bicycle racing champion lance armstrong. the international olympic committee had stripped him of the bronze medal he won in the 2000 olympics in sydney. >> armstrong has already lost the seven tour de france victories he won after being found guilty of using performance enhancement drugs. later today, an interview in which he reportedly admits to using drugs is to be broadcast on u.s. tv. and now to a soccer sensation that has taken pretty much everyone by surprise. barcelona's former coach will take over as bayern munich. >> guardiola was the hottest coaching property and head office on the table. instead of rushing up on his english, he is taking a crash course in german. >> it is a done deal, and bayern cannot wait to welcome their new coach. he will take the reins at the end of the season. it was the result of months of negotiations. journalists descended on the club in large numbers, but they were to be disappointed. >> there's nothing more to add. >> guardiola will take over coaching duties from the retiring coach. >> he's a fantastic coach with loads of experience. he's
in parliament. >> sports news now. we begin with the lance armstrong confession, part two. the second sequence of his interview with u.s. talk show host oprah winfrey, the disgraced cyclist said yes, he is guilty of cheating but he doesn't want to be banned. >> he spoke about the moment he decided to come clean. >> when this all started, i saw my son defending me and saying, that's not true. what you're saying about my dad is not true. it will. goes this question of, why now? and he can't -- that's when i knew i had to tell him. >> in the first half of the interview armstrong admitted to using a range of performance-enhancing drugs. part two he expressed remorse for his actions and spoke of their financial toll. he said the loss of sponsors would cost him $75 million and called his life ban from sports a death penalty. >> i deserve to be punished. i'm not sure that i deserve a death penalty. >> many see his confession as the first step to getting the ban lifted. armstrong reportedly wants to compete again some day as a triathlete. >> to soccer and the bun did you sliga. >> the second half of t
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